The mystery of the Kabayan Mummies

The mystery of the Kabayan Mummies

In the Philippines, a town called Kabayan is home to hundreds of mummies. These strange creatures are curled into fetal positions and tucked into oval-shaped coffins made of pinewood. They were laid to rest in caves, rock shelters, and manmade burial niches. The sheer...
IWSG: Writing questions–friend or foe?

IWSG: Writing questions–friend or foe?

This month’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group (IWSG) post asks the question: what are your favourite and least favourite questions asked about your writing? Since I don’t have anything new causing me insecurity at the moment, or brilliant tips to...
Scary True Stories: The ice-cream lady

Scary True Stories: The ice-cream lady

Some women have biological clocks. Estibaliz Carranza had a never-ending, shrieking alarm. Unfortunately, Carranza’s baby lust led to another, more sinister passion: murder. Born in Mexico in 1978, Carranza was a highly intelligent honour student whose mother...
IWSG: Finding an ending

IWSG: Finding an ending

Welcome to the last IWSG post of the year. Happy to be co-hosting with Tonja Drecker, Patsy Collins, and Chrys Fey! Before I get to the insecurity portion of this post, I have a bit of writing news. First, this happened… There are two things about this award I...